Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae (New World Warblers)  
Genus: Basileuterus (5 species, 11 worldwide)

Golden-crowned Warbler
Golden-crowned Warbler (Basileuterus culicivorus)
San Jeronimo, Antioquia, Colombia  

A widespread non-migratory warbler. Note thick white brow in South American races. May be split soon (Yellow-crowned in Colombia,Venezuela and Stripe-crowned in Panama/Costa Rica in the HBW taxonomy).

Pirre Warbler
Pirre Warbler (Basileuterus ignotus) Vulnerable
Darien National Park, Panama
  Very similar to the [Black-cheeked Warbler] one mountain range further north.

Rufous-capped Warbler
Rufous-capped Warbler (Basileuterus rufifrons mesochrysus)
Copacabana, Antioquia, Colombia  

Seen up to about 1000m. The Rufous-capped Warbler has a light-grey belly and nape in Mexico. The races south of Mexico are sometimes called the Chestnut-capped Warbler.

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Tacarcuna Warbler (Basileuterus tacarcunae)

Similar to the [Pirre Warbler] (Darien) and [Black-cheeked Warbler] (Panama/Costa Rica), but found on the Tacarcuna mountain range.

Three-striped Warbler
Three-striped Warbler (Basileuterus tristriatus auricularis)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  

Common and widespread. Moves in small groups at all levels of forest, sometimes with mixed flocks.

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